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Turkish Baths - should I be worried

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Turkish Baths - should I be worried

I'm going on a break with my hubby, and i'm concerned for both of us regarding turkish baths.

A friend of mine went (male friend) and he was touched inappropriately. Now, i have suspicions about my hubby that he would be up for this, but I dont want to put him in temptations way.

He keeps talking about it, and it's scaring me.

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1. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

A strange scenario, sorry to hear about your husband's leanings.

Do you think your friend was over-exaggerating and could have been touched by the hamamci in error?

I have never had any problems here as a lady with male massuers in the hamam. You could shout and make a fuss I guess if it happened? Stick to the reputable agents and don't go nude with pestemal, perhaps hubby could wear his trunks under ?

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2. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

I have never experienced problems either! I always keep my bikini on and the males I know keep their trunks on. It is a thorough scrub amd massage but I have never felt it inappropriate.

Jak xx

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3. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

My husband and I both went for our turkish baths at the same time last year, I wore a bikini, he wore his bathing trunks, we were both scrubbed to within an inch of our lives by male attendents with no inappropriate touching.

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4. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

A very strange but Interesting question - as for innapropriate actions from staff - thats very very unlikely.

And for the other part of your post it may possibly be better answered by either a marriage counsellor or a a Psychiatrist as a travel forum is certainly not the place for it.

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5. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

I & my wife have had turkish bathes a number of

times in Turkey & Cyprus, then followed by private

masseurs for oil massages in a room one to one.

The massuers have been male & female & nothing

innapropriate was done.

I 2009 I had a one to one private massage with a

Indian lady masseur, while in Goa in our hotel.

She was very professional, & though I wore a very

short pair of shorts,she said I ought have worn

something shorter, like a pair of pants or even me

wearing nothing I think she would have been o/k.

Nothing at all was innapropriate, she was a excellent

masseur.

Edited: 07 July 2011, 16:34
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6. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

Kezzeroo,were you thinking the Masseur is Female.

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When I had a turkish bath recently I thought the guy of the slab next to me (stranger to me) should have paid for the extras he received, the lady masseur gave his bottom a pretty decent spanking!

My mother in law was asked to strip naked for her massage with the above masseur too thinking about it, I would have refused but she seemed ok about it. I certainly wouldn't have let a stranger massage me there but I guess she had the chance to say no thankyou.

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8. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

Best stick to the beach.

When living in Finland we were invited back to someone's house, with other people, for a sauna.

We declined, not being too sure about foreign customs.

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9. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

There are many good Turkısh baths ın the Fethıye area, but unfortunately there are lots of complaınts about ınapproprıate behavıour from the staff of some others. I use the one ın Yaşaroğlu hotel, operated by a famıly doıng Turkısh baths for 3 generatıons, and am off there today as a matter of fact. Also, near Lycıan Dreams hotel ıs a Turkısh Bath called Heaven, and I lıke them alot, too.

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10. Re: Turkish Baths - should I be worried

mauitara - are you able to names the ones to definetely avoid?

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